Communal riots in Gujarat came down during BJP rule: Chishty

A senior official of the Gujarat BJP Minority Morcha has claimed that "communal riots and terrorist activities" in the state had "come down drastically" during the Narendra Modi administration, compared to earlier Congress and Janata regimes.

Kandhamal commission seeks extension

Justice Basudev Panigrahi commission probing the communal riots in Kandhamal district of 2007 has sought one more year of his tenure to submit the inquiry report.

All 25 accused in 6 Muzaffarnagar gang-rapes arrested

The last of the 25 accused in the alleged gang-rapes which took place during communal riots last year here was arrested on Tuesday.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Accused in Kutba killings arrested

Muzaffarnagar: One person has been arrested in connection with communal killings at Kutba village during the Muzaffarnagar riots last year, police said on Tuesday.

All-party meet ahead of winter session of Parliament

Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Sunday called an all-party meet to discuss agenda for Parliament's Winter Session which will begin from Monday.The meeting has been called for smooth functioning of winter session of the Parliament.

Social media being used to instigate communal riots: Rajnath Singh

Seeking global cooperation in combating cyber-crime, India has said social media is increasingly being used to instigate communal riots and women and children are equally vulnerable in cyberspace as in the real world.

Burdwan blast: Wrong to blame an entire community, says Mamata Banerjee
Burdwan blast: Wrong to blame an entire community, says Mamata Banerjee

 Under fire from BJP over her government's handling of the Burdwan blast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that it was wrong to blame an entire community for the misdeeds of the handful.

Ahmedabad police file FIRs against rioters

Police on Monday filed two First Information Reports following yesterday's attacks by rioting mobs on the policemen in the communally sensitive Shahpur area here.

Vadodara riots: Over 200 held, situation remains tense
Vadodara riots: Over 200 held, situation remains tense

More than 200 people have been arrested in Vadodara town in Gujarat after days of communal violence, police said on Monday.

Muzaffarnagar riots anniversary: Homage paid to victims

Hundreds of people on Monday paid homage to those killed in last year's communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar, at Jolla village in the district.

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath accuses minority community of inciting riots

Quite vocal about his religious views, the BJP MP Yogi Adityanath stroked a controversy when he said that communal riots happen in the places where a particular minority community constitute 20-40 percent of the total population.

Bail plea of rape accused dismissed in UP

A local court has dismissed the bail plea of a man wanted in connection with the rape of a woman during the riots in the district in September last year.

Mamata targets BJP, says will act against communal riots

Targeting the BJP without naming it, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said some political parties were trying to cause a communal divide in the state and warned that her party will take strong action against those fomenting riots.

471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Govt

As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Trivial issues shouldn`t be raised to spark communal riots: SP leader Gaurav Bhatia

Coming to the rescue of his party which is being accused of not showing efficacy in dealing with communal tensions in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party leader Gaurav Bhatia said that the government has ensured continuous patrolling in all the areas and situation has now been taken under control.

Muzaffarnagar riot victim attempts self-immolation

Upset with the alleged delay in sanctioning of relief fund, a 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim today allegedly tried to immolate himself in front of the District Magistrate`s office here, police said.

Communal clashes in Meerut, 50 injured

About 50 people, including a senior police officer and two media persons, were injured in a communal clash in Meerut Saturday, police said.

Don`t rely purely on police report to assess riot damages: HC

The Maharashtra government expressed its willingness before the Bombay High Court on Thursday, to withdraw a collector`s order asking Raza Academy, which had organised a 2012 rally at Azad Maidan, to pay Rs 2.74 crore for damages caused to public property due to riots.

11 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

Kandhamal riots — A local court here acquitted 11 persons due to lack of evidence in a case related to communal riots in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Mayawati attacks Modi over Gujarat riots

In a scathing attack on Narendra Modi, BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday said if he became the Prime Minister, the country would become vulnerable to communal riots.